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Can "Alkatex" be thinned with water?

Posted by kmfisher (My Page) on
Tue, Aug 28, 12 at 10:11

We have been painting our trim with Ace's Cabinet, Door, and Trim paint. The results have been spectacular. It is really nice paint.

Now I am going to paint the wood trim of the fireplace and then white-wash the brick of the fireplace similar to this:

White-Washed Brick Fireplace Tutorial

In the tutorial, latex paint was used and thinned with half water. Can I do the same thing with the Alkatex from Ace or should I go buy a quart of latex paint?



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RE: Can "Alkatex" be thinned with water?

The label should tell you what to thin it with. If all it tells you is " do not thin" look for aromatic solvents [oil] or acrylic resins [water] in the ingredients as a guide.

RE: Can "Alkatex" be thinned with water?

Dilute a small amount of it and test it on something to make sure it dries OK.

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